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The electric vehicle revolution is poised to supercharge lithium - Business Insider

8 hours 32 min ago

Business Insider

The electric vehicle revolution is poised to supercharge lithium
Business Insider
The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is underway. One financial asset is already priced for it: The market thinks Tesla, with a market cap of roughly $60 billion, will produce more than a million cars in the coming years.¹ In 2016, Tesla produced only ...

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Prices drop for electric cars, which can save $2000 a year on fuel - Daily Liberal

10 hours 3 min ago

Daily Liberal

Prices drop for electric cars, which can save $2000 a year on fuel
Daily Liberal
A new report, The Future is Electric, highlights Australia's electric vehicle potential, the NRMA says. On Wednesday the NRMA released a new report into the future of electric vehicles, which reveals the number of electric vehicles rose by 40 per cent ...

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Volvo's Polestar Electric Cars Will Be Sold Online - PCMag

14 hours 42 min ago

PCMag

Volvo's Polestar Electric Cars Will Be Sold Online
PCMag
Volvo's performance road car brand Polestar just unveiled its first car: a two-door, four-seat electric hybrid. The Polestar 1—an electric car that also has a conventional internal combustion engine—has a range of 93 miles on electric power alone ...
Meet the Polestar 1, the First Car From Volvo's New Performance Electric BrandFuturism
Volvo hopes to take on Tesla in China's electric car marketNew Zealand Herald

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Meet the Polestar 1, the First Car From Volvo's New Performance Electric Brand - Futurism

15 hours 59 min ago

Futurism

Meet the Polestar 1, the First Car From Volvo's New Performance Electric Brand
Futurism
Volvo just shared details on the Polestar 1, the first model from their new performance electric brand. The Polestar 1 is a plug-in hybrid Grand Tourer Coupé with a range of 150 kilometers (93 miles) using only its available electric power. That gives ...
Volvo's Polestar Electric Cars Will Be Sold OnlinePCMag
Volvo hopes to take on Tesla in China's electric car marketNew Zealand Herald

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(Yet Another) Record Electric Car Month In China - CleanTechnica

19 hours 42 min ago

CleanTechnica

(Yet Another) Record Electric Car Month In China
CleanTechnica
The rise and rise of the Chinese plug-in car market seems unstoppable, with another record performance in September. In total, 59,000 new passenger plug-in cars were registered last month in China, growing 80% regarding the same month last year ...

Volvo's Polestar out to shock Tesla in electric car wars - The Australian

20 hours 7 min ago

The Australian

Volvo's Polestar out to shock Tesla in electric car wars
The Australian
Polestar, a new stand-alone premium electric-vehicle company owned by Volvo, will bring its first two vehicles to market that same year, with Volvo and its Chinese owner Zhejiang Geely pledging to invest $US755 million ($962m) to develop the company.
Volvo takes aim at Tesla with Polestar electric carFinancial Times
Volvo's wave of electric cars starts with a new brand: PolestarMashable
Polestar 1: Sweden's Volvo and China's Geely unveil new electric sports carThe Independent
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Does Electric Vehicle Progress Signal Peak Oil Demand And Lower Oil Prices? - Forbes

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 10:09pm

Forbes

Does Electric Vehicle Progress Signal Peak Oil Demand And Lower Oil Prices?
Forbes
Similarly, Bloomberg New Energy Finance has said, "We found that electric vehicles could displace oil demand of 2 million barrels a day as early as 2023. That would create a glut of oil equivalent to what triggered the 2014 oil crisis." The punditry ...

Shell launches fast-charging stations for electric vehicles - The Independent

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 6:18pm

The Independent

Shell launches fast-charging stations for electric vehicles
The Independent
Royal Dutch Shell has launched a fast-charging service for electric vehicles at three Shell service stations near London and in northern England, the company said on Wednesday. The service, which charges most electric vehicle batteries from zero to 80 ...
Shell to open electric vehicle charging points at UK petrol stations ...The Guardian
Shell opens its first UK electric vehicle charging pointsFinancial Times
Shell opens its first electric vehicle charging pointsABC News
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Electric cars could be 'new beginning' for Australia's automotive industry - ABC Online

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 5:38pm

ABC Online

Electric cars could be 'new beginning' for Australia's automotive industry
ABC Online
Dave Depares's 29-year career at Holden ends this week when the company's Adelaide manufacturing plant — the last in Australia — closes for good. He is still trying to line up new work, but some of his colleagues are taking their skills from the old ...

Tesla installs SA country recharging stations for electric cars, completes link from Adelaide to Brisbane - The Advertiser

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 5:08pm

The Advertiser

Tesla installs SA country recharging stations for electric cars, completes link from Adelaide to Brisbane
The Advertiser
It said the “Supercharger” and “Destination Charger” locations “are part of the largest electric vehicle infrastructure supply in Australia and Tesla's continued effort to double the size of charging sites by the end of the year”. Tesla says ...

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Recall on leading electric car maker's new vehicle - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 10:37am

The Sunshine Coast Daily

Recall on leading electric car maker's new vehicle
The Sunshine Coast Daily
About 90 of the vehicles are affected, sold between October 27 last year and October 11 this year. According to the Product Safety Australia recall notice the rear seat back may move forward during a crash. "On certain 2016 and 2017 Model X with fold ...

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Shell to open electric vehicle charging points at UK petrol stations - The Guardian

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 10:01am

The Guardian

Shell to open electric vehicle charging points at UK petrol stations
The Guardian
Shell is opening a first wave of electric vehicle charging points at its UK petrol stations, in a sign of the far-reaching changes under way in the transport and oil sectors. Drivers will be able to recharge 80% of their battery in half an hour at ...
Shell opens its first UK electric vehicle charging pointsFinancial Times
Shell opens first fast electric vehicle charging at UK petrol stationsReuters
Shell Recharge electric car service launches first in UK forecourtsAutocar
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China Is Poised to Take Over This Industry. America Can't Let It Happen. - Fortune

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 7:37am

Fortune

China Is Poised to Take Over This Industry. America Can't Let It Happen.
Fortune
The future of transportation will be electric vehicles (EV). As battery costs come down and countries turn away from internal combustion engine vehicles, the most aggressive outlooks see EVs making up one-third of the global car fleet by 2040. Given ...

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Electric Car Makers Have an Africa Problem - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 5:26am

Bloomberg

Electric Car Makers Have an Africa Problem - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Volkswagen's recent failure to lock in the price of cobalt for five years points to a serious problem with the optimistic projections of an electric vehicle revolution.

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Hampton Roads businesses link electric vehicle charging to customer growth - Virginian-Pilot

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 4:45am

Virginian-Pilot

Hampton Roads businesses link electric vehicle charging to customer growth
Virginian-Pilot
Could electric vehicle charging stations soon be as common as free customer Wi-Fi or smartphone apps? That reality is closer than many people may realize, according to business owners and a statewide industry advocate. At Thrift Store USA in Norfolk, ...

Volvo takes aim at Tesla with Polestar electric car - Financial Times

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 1:19am

Financial Times

Volvo takes aim at Tesla with Polestar electric car
Financial Times
The Swedish carmaker has spun out Polestar into a separate division to focus on high performance electric cars. On Tuesday, the company revealed plans for the first three vehicles under the name, and details of a new all-inclusive pay-monthly service ...
Volvo unveils its first Polestar high-performance electric vehicle to compete with Tesla and MercedesFirstpost
Polestar 1: Sweden's Volvo and China's Geely unveil new electric sports carThe Independent
Volvo's Polestar unveils performance electric car, announces new 'Tesla Model 3 competitor'Electrek
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Electric cars driving BHP's nickel dream - The Australian

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 12:00am

Electric cars driving BHP's nickel dream
The Australian
BHP has flagged it could double down on its foray into supplying nickel chemicals to the growing electric vehicle market as it looks to capitalise on the “new energy revolution”. The head of BHP's resurgent Nickel West nickel division, Eddy Haegel ...

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Europe's largest oil company buys Europe's largest electric vehicle charging network - Treehugger

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 9:44pm

Treehugger

Europe's largest oil company buys Europe's largest electric vehicle charging network
Treehugger
When the UK mandated that all gas stations will have to offer electric car charging, many commenters rightly pointed out that gas stations don't always offer the optimal location for charging, when EV drivers would more-often-than-not often prefer to ...

In the future, drones will charge your electric car while you're driving - Quartz

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 8:53pm

Quartz

In the future, drones will charge your electric car while you're driving
Quartz
As countries around the world are putting more electric vehicles on the road, they're also struggling to power those engines. For now, countries are focusing on adding charging stations, but in the future there may be a more mobile option available to ...

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Cobalt stand-off key to future of electric vehicles - Financial Times

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 2:02pm

Financial Times

Cobalt stand-off key to future of electric vehicles
Financial Times
Volkswagen's failed attempt to secure at least five years' supply of cobalt highlights the challenge facing the world's biggest carmakers as they attempt to secure the materials needed for their push into electric vehicles. Last month's tender comes as ...

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